Post Tagged with: "James Bay coast"

Talking to geese

In Kirkland Lake this past month, I had the opportunity to appreciate Niska (Canada goose) again. A couple of parent geese had decided to have their chicks on the edges of Kinross Pond, in the middle of town. I recently […]

What’s on your playlist?

I feel old these days. I can really feel a sense of my life experience when I compare music with younger people. I have an eclectic taste in music and enjoy the great variety there is in the world. I […]

Identify theft

It’s not easy being a Native person in this country. My people have had extreme challenges over hundreds of years and the fact that we have managed to survive is amazing. As a Mushkego Cree from the James Bay coast, […]

Remembering Uncle George

It seems like every time I head out on a vacation for the past few years I get tragic news. Recently, as I was leaving the country, I heard that my Uncle George had passed away. This made me very […]

Warming up to the future

As I write, today is one of those really dangerous times to travel on the road in northern Ontario. The weather is causing great problems all along Highway 11 from North Bay to Thunder Bay with freezing rain being reported […]

Alone at the goose blind

I was alone, or so I thought, at the goose blind one spring. The sound of footsteps behind me made me think that my hunting buddy had returned from the cabin for another round of hunting and waiting for the […]

You are what you eat

I’ve never followed what is considered to be a good diet. I love starchy meals, fatty snacks, sugary pop, creamy sauces, salty treats and fried food. As a child in Attawapiskat, it was common for my mom to make us […]